Saturday, July 05, 2008

50 Largest U.S. Jail Jurisdictions (June 2007)

Are overcrowded prisons a problem? Here are the 50 largest U.S. jail jurisdictions (227,626 inmates) with % of capacity shown. Sixteen jurisdictions are over 100% capacity and more than half are over 90% capacity.

Thanks to the Bureau of Justice Statistics for the data and for the data visualization.

% of Capacity by Jurisdictions
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